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Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS) are devices used to measure and report real-time emission of air pollutants. Although CEMS have been extensively deployed in developed countries to ensure compliance with emission standards and enhance their environmental performance, their adoption in India is still in its early stages.

MoRTH revises the Requirements for Emission Standards of Bharat Stage VI Vehicles of all Categories vide CMV (First Amendment) Rules, 2024. .On 5-1-2024, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways published the Central Motor Vehicles (First Amendment) Rules, 2024 to amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.

Marking the eighth anniversary since the announcement of the first ever emission standards regulating SO2 (sulphur dioxide), NOx (nitrogen oxides), Hg (mercury), and water consumption in coal-based power generation units across India, the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) conducted a comprehensive analysis.

The Commission, from time to time, observed and has sensitized all stakeholders that amongst other contributors, large-scale use of Diesel Generating sets is a major contributing factor for deterioration of air quality in the region.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on 3rd November 2022, has notified the Environment (Protection) Third Amendment Rules, 2022 which shall come into force from 1st July 2023.